Program Source File Limits

The following limits apply to program source files:

Source File Item Number of Items or Size of Item
Source lines 999,999
Data and procedure-names 64,000
Host variables 8,000 or database system limit if lower
Literal values No limit
Words in COPY pseudo-text 65,000
BY clauses in a COPY REPLACING statement 65,000
Actual fixed format line 80 bytes
Effective fixed format line 72 bytes
Free format line 160 bytes